Instructables: exploring - technology - sensors - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:22:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 3-Axis Accelerometer, ADXL345 with Raspberry Pi using Python http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Axis-Accelerometer-ADXL345-With-Raspberry-Pi-Usi/
3-Axis Accelerometer, ADXL345 with Raspberry Pi using Python - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/TFSG/ITCH6C09/FCITFSGITCH6C09.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/TFSG/ITCH6C09/FCITFSGITCH6C09.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/TFSG/ITCH6C09/FCITFSGITCH6C09.SMALL.jpg Dcube Tech Ventures Thinking about a gadget that can check the point at which your Offroader is tilted towards to lingered. Wouldn't it be a pleasant one in the event that somebody is adjusted when there is a possibility of tipping over? Obviously yes. It would be truly useful to individuals who love going on the moun...
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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:52:53 PDT
IoT pH regulator with Arduino and Blynk http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-PH-Regulator-With-Arduino-and-Blynk/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:40:45 PDT
Wireless Home cloud for the crowd http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Home-Cloud-for-the-Crowd/
Wireless Home cloud for the crowd - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/IX7K/IPPAMQZ2/F5NIX7KIPPAMQZ2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/IX7K/IPPAMQZ2/F5NIX7KIPPAMQZ2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/IX7K/IPPAMQZ2/F5NIX7KIPPAMQZ2.SMALL.jpg AlexanderTRU I spent many hours replicating other people's projects on wireless smart things. Actually so many that I wound up with an obvious conclusion: After third or forth job you find out that all of them are made on different principles using different methods and tricks, especially after you redesign and ...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 04:44:13 PDT
Virtual Reality on Raspberry Pi with BeYourHero! http://www.instructables.com/id/BeYourHero-DIY-VR-Immersive-Games/
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 14:27:06 PST
Cheap Sensors: RPR220 http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Infared-Sensors-RPR220/
Cheap Sensors: RPR220 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/GN56/IBL6A0N9/FNPGN56IBL6A0N9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/GN56/IBL6A0N9/FNPGN56IBL6A0N9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/GN56/IBL6A0N9/FNPGN56IBL6A0N9.SMALL.jpg sdfgeoff Sensors are an integral part of any robot, automation project, or anything involving mechatronics. Unfortunately they are normally quite expensive. This series of instructables aims to provide information about cheap sensors for whatever project you like. I'll be providing information on how to use ...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 00:44:33 PDT
Stabilize Sensor Readings With Kalman Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Stabilize-Sensor-Readings-With-Kalman-Filter/
Stabilize Sensor Readings With Kalman Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/JP3K/J5IG2EIF/F1ZJP3KJ5IG2EIF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/JP3K/J5IG2EIF/F1ZJP3KJ5IG2EIF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/JP3K/J5IG2EIF/F1ZJP3KJ5IG2EIF.SMALL.jpg tharindusuraj We are using various kinds of electronic sensors for our projects day to day. IMU, Ultrasonic Distance Sensor, Infrared Sensor, Light Sensor are some of them. Most of the times we have to use a processing unit such as an Arduino board, a microcontroller chip to process the sensor data and get corres...
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:55:44 PDT
Interface PIR Sensor With NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-PIR-Sensor-With-NodeMCU/
Interface PIR Sensor With NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/NK97/J4SQ743Y/F22NK97J4SQ743Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/NK97/J4SQ743Y/F22NK97J4SQ743Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/NK97/J4SQ743Y/F22NK97J4SQ743Y.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hello Makers,This is a simple Instructable.In this Instructable we will learn how to interface PIR / HC-SR501 sensor with NodeMCU. Things Needed We need few components to get started with the Instructable,Hardware Components NodeMCU PIR Sensor / HC-SR501 Breadboard Jumper Wires Micro USB Cab...
By: TheCircuit

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Sat, 8 Jul 2017 13:19:42 PDT
How to Make a "Touch Sensor" Using 555 Timer IC on Breadboard. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Touch-Sensor-Using-555-Timer-IC-on-B/
How to Make a "Touch Sensor" Using 555 Timer IC on Breadboard. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/2HAA/IVO3N4DI/F502HAAIVO3N4DI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/2HAA/IVO3N4DI/F502HAAIVO3N4DI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/2HAA/IVO3N4DI/F502HAAIVO3N4DI.SMALL.jpg Troy Araujo A touch sensor is a type of equipment that captures and records physical touch or embrace on a device and/or object. It enables a device or object to detech touch, typically by a human user or operator. A touch sensor may also be called a touch detector. Components Required:- Components Required:...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 23:38:42 PST
Build a Apple HomeKit Temperature Sensor Device Using a ESP8266 and a BME280 http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebridge-MCU-IOT/
Build a Apple HomeKit Temperature Sensor Device Using a ESP8266 and a BME280 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/PGJ9/IUIYZSMN/F3KPGJ9IUIYZSMN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/PGJ9/IUIYZSMN/F3KPGJ9IUIYZSMN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/PGJ9/IUIYZSMN/F3KPGJ9IUIYZSMN.SMALL.jpg NorthernM In today's instructable, we will be making low cost temperature, humidity and moisture sensor based on either the AOSONG AM2302/DHT22 or BME280 temperature/humidity sensor, YL-69 moisture sensor and the ESP8266/Nodemcu platform. And for displaying the data, we will be using homebridge to integrate...
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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:05:13 PDT
Water Level Indicator Using Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Level-Indicator-Using-Magnets/
Water Level Indicator Using Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/5K27/J7QGFZW4/FGT5K27J7QGFZW4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/5K27/J7QGFZW4/FGT5K27J7QGFZW4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/5K27/J7QGFZW4/FGT5K27J7QGFZW4.SMALL.jpg pjnovas I have been thinking and researching about measuring water because I needed it for my next projects.Most common way is using the water as a conductor, so if there is water between 2 wires you will get the close circuit, but main problem on conductive indicators is the water must have salts cause tha...
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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:25:29 PDT
Arduino IR Home Automation v1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-IR-Home-Automarion/
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Sat, 28 May 2016 21:13:17 PDT
How to interface with 5kg Balance Module or Load Cell http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Interface-With-5kg-Balance-Module-or-Load-C/
How to interface with 5kg Balance Module or Load Cell - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/5O8B/IRXTYBM2/FDC5O8BIRXTYBM2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/5O8B/IRXTYBM2/FDC5O8BIRXTYBM2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/5O8B/IRXTYBM2/FDC5O8BIRXTYBM2.SMALL.jpg mybotic This tutorial is gonna teach you some basics on using 5kg balance module or load cell. Introduction Description:This 5kg balance module is a weight sensor module which can be used to measure the weight of object. It comes with HX711 ADC tiny controller board which eases the communication between...
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 02:05:39 PDT
AtmoScan http://www.instructables.com/id/AtmoScan/
AtmoScan - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/117J/JE94FEC6/FNY117JJE94FEC6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/117J/JE94FEC6/FNY117JJE94FEC6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/117J/JE94FEC6/FNY117JJE94FEC6.SMALL.jpg MarcFinns ************************************************************************************************NEWSGo to my GitHub for: - Some small hardware changes improve the design, including the ability to turn off itself from software, remediating one of the biggest drawbacks of the design - how to handle lo...
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Fri, 2 Mar 2018 05:39:22 PST
IoT Temperature Sensor With ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Temperature-Sensor-With-ESP8266/
IoT Temperature Sensor With ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/D6CP/J6MG4XXV/FI9D6CPJ6MG4XXV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/D6CP/J6MG4XXV/FI9D6CPJ6MG4XXV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/D6CP/J6MG4XXV/FI9D6CPJ6MG4XXV.SMALL.jpg snorlaxprime I was inspired to create a temperature sensor that I can monitor over wifi. This project is not new, but I like the idea of having intermediate layer for security and not having to open port in your router to your IoT device.The basic idea will allow me to check up on the temperature at home while I...
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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 04:44:19 PDT
Distance Measurement using HC-SR04 via NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Distance-Measurement-Using-HC-SR04-Via-NodeMCU/
Distance Measurement using HC-SR04 via NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/1QIC/J48Q4VR7/FGL1QICJ48Q4VR7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/1QIC/J48Q4VR7/FGL1QICJ48Q4VR7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/1QIC/J48Q4VR7/FGL1QICJ48Q4VR7.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hey Maker's,I'm back with a new instructable.In this Instructable we will learn about HC-SR04 widely known as Ultrasonic Sensor, how it works and how to interface with the NodeMCU. And also how to measure the distance using HC-SR04.Before building the circuit let me explain what is a HC-SR04 sensor?...
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:40:02 PDT
Analog IN-13 bargraph Nixie tube thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-IN-13-bargraph-Nixie-tube-thermometer/
Analog IN-13 bargraph Nixie tube thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/DAKH/GS3BDROU/F80DAKHGS3BDROU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/DAKH/GS3BDROU/F80DAKHGS3BDROU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/DAKH/GS3BDROU/F80DAKHGS3BDROU.SMALL.jpg z097dsa This is a project for a Russian IN-13 bargraph Nixie tube to use it as an indoor room thermometer. It is named "NixieTherm" and is also available as a fully complete kit incl. enclosure as shown at www.Nixiekits.eu The IN-13 is a special construct of a gas discharge Neon display and works similar t...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2011 01:39:30 PDT
Arduino Soil Moisture Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Soil-Moisture-Sensor/
Arduino Soil Moisture Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/DOD7/J5OD6EWR/FZ6DOD7J5OD6EWR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/DOD7/J5OD6EWR/FZ6DOD7J5OD6EWR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/DOD7/J5OD6EWR/FZ6DOD7J5OD6EWR.SMALL.jpg goks_lf When you hear the word Smart Garden, one of the things that pop up to your mind is the automatic measurement of the moisture content of the soil. If you're building a Smart Garden that waters plants automatically and give you the readings of the wetness of the soil, then you will definitely need a S...
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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 09:25:30 PDT
Tachometer made from a bicycle speedometer (cyclocomputer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tachometer-made-from-a-bicycle-speedometer-cycloc/
Tachometer made from a bicycle speedometer (cyclocomputer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/C94L/FD80X4KP/FUKC94LFD80X4KP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/C94L/FD80X4KP/FUKC94LFD80X4KP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/C94L/FD80X4KP/FUKC94LFD80X4KP.SMALL.jpg josie Sometimes you just have to know how fast a wheel or shaft or motor is turning. The measuring device for rotational speed is a tachometer. But they are expensive and not easy to find. Its cheap and easy to make one using a bicycle speedometer (cyclocomputer). In fact, the only thing you need is a ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2008 07:04:15 PST
Simple Mobile Data Logging using pfodApp, Android and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Mobile-Data-Logging-using-pfodApp-Android-/
Simple Mobile Data Logging using pfodApp, Android and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/W7IR/HKITG62A/FNQW7IRHKITG62A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/W7IR/HKITG62A/FNQW7IRHKITG62A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/W7IR/HKITG62A/FNQW7IRHKITG62A.SMALL.jpg drmpf Moblie Data Logging made Simple using pfodApp, your Andriod mobile and Arduino. NO Android Programming required. For Plotting Data on your Android see this later Instuctable Simple Remote Data Plotting using Android / Arduino / pfodApp Introduction This instructable shows you how to capture Ardu...
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Tue, 20 Aug 2013 04:22:29 PDT
Interface DHT11 (Humidity Sensor) Using NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-DHT11-Humidity-Sensor-Using-NodeMCU/
Interface DHT11 (Humidity Sensor) Using NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/JHRF/J5IG2CCC/F4KJHRFJ5IG2CCC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/JHRF/J5IG2CCC/F4KJHRFJ5IG2CCC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/JHRF/J5IG2CCC/F4KJHRFJ5IG2CCC.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hey Makers!In this Instructables you will learn how to set up the DHT11 Humidity and Temperature sensor on your NodeMCU. And learn about how the Humidity sensor works, and how to check output readings from the Serial monitor. Components Required Here is the list of components required to get star...
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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:45:26 PDT
Goophene: Hypersensitive Graphene Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Goophene-Hypersensitive-Graphene-Sensors/
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Sat, 20 Jan 2018 05:27:32 PST
DIY Arduino 3D IR Gesture Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-DIY-Arduino-3D-IR-Gesture-Sensor/
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Sun, 8 May 2016 11:32:43 PDT
Easy Air Quality Report With NodeMCU+MQ135+Cayenne http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Air-Quality-Report-With-NodeMCUMQ135Cayenne/
Easy Air Quality Report With NodeMCU+MQ135+Cayenne - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/3VK8/ITKLQ21D/F0R3VK8ITKLQ21D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/3VK8/ITKLQ21D/F0R3VK8ITKLQ21D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/3VK8/ITKLQ21D/F0R3VK8ITKLQ21D.SMALL.jpg Kuncono This simple project is to monitoring the air quality with NodeMCU and MQ135 sensor.The ppm value displayed to Cayenne.With Cayenne we can add some trigger without code.This simple project is very easy to beginner (even I'm beginner too) and have real time air quality monitor over internet. Bill of...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:39:59 PDT
Simple Remote Data Plotting using Android / Arduino / pfodApp http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Remote-Data-Plotting-using-Android-Arduino-/
Simple Remote Data Plotting using Android / Arduino / pfodApp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/KNAX/HPEG8FED/FUFKNAXHPEG8FED.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/KNAX/HPEG8FED/FUFKNAXHPEG8FED.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/KNAX/HPEG8FED/FUFKNAXHPEG8FED.SMALL.jpg drmpf Simple Remote Data Plotting using Android / Arduino / pfodApp This Instructable shows you how to plot Arduino sensor data on your Android mobile and capture it for later downloading to your computer.  These instructions are also avaliable at www.pfod.com.au No Android programming is required and v...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 18:00:17 PST
Smart Parking System http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Parking-System/
Smart Parking System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/FODP/IWWFP2CK/FDVFODPIWWFP2CK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/FODP/IWWFP2CK/FDVFODPIWWFP2CK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/FODP/IWWFP2CK/FDVFODPIWWFP2CK.SMALL.jpg mafiha Finding a free parking lot in a congested city like Dhaka is very hard. Here, if anyone wants to go outside from home with personal car first thing comes in his mind is about parking, where he will park his car. Most of the cases, people go to a parking station and find that all parking slot are ful...
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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 23:27:54 PST
Flowmeter NodeMcu Counting Litres http://www.instructables.com/id/Flowmeter-NodeMcu-Counting-Litres/
Flowmeter NodeMcu Counting Litres - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/AUAK/IPK96VZW/FEYAUAKIPK96VZW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/AUAK/IPK96VZW/FEYAUAKIPK96VZW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/AUAK/IPK96VZW/FEYAUAKIPK96VZW.SMALL.jpg mseromenho This work aims to build an Internet based system that enables the remote monitoring of a water/flow meters.Motivation: In a house or building it is very important to regularly analyze the consumption of water and thus take action, avoiding unnecessary costs. The possibility of track/control multiple...
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 06:17:06 PDT
A bidirectional logic level converter (for I2C) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-bidirectional-logic-level-converter-for-I2C/
A bidirectional logic level converter (for I2C) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/KXSE/GGBZPCHE/F05KXSEGGBZPCHE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/KXSE/GGBZPCHE/F05KXSEGGBZPCHE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/KXSE/GGBZPCHE/F05KXSEGGBZPCHE.SMALL.jpg janw When working with sensors and microcontroller or arduino's, you'll need a level converter as a lot of sensors are designed for 3,3V and most microcontrollers will be 5V. I know that they can be bought cheaply at sparkfun and others but when you only want to buy one converter you might pay more fo...
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Sat, 13 Nov 2010 10:54:33 PST
Laser Beam Alarm System http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Beam-Alarm-System-1/
Laser Beam Alarm System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/HQ1Q/H1Y0BO5A/FJIHQ1QH1Y0BO5A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/HQ1Q/H1Y0BO5A/FJIHQ1QH1Y0BO5A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/HQ1Q/H1Y0BO5A/FJIHQ1QH1Y0BO5A.SMALL.jpg norbizzle12 Do you need a portable alarm system? Something cheap but very effective? Then this covert laser alarm system is the one for you. I have seen a few laser alarm instructables, but they all only trigger the alarm while the beam is broken. This alarm is set up to use any regular laser pointer and the re...
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Thu, 24 May 2012 23:18:13 PDT
Low Cost Radar Speed Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Radar-Speed-Sign/
Low Cost Radar Speed Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/9Y7N/J9EH96A5/F8K9Y7NJ9EH96A5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/9Y7N/J9EH96A5/F8K9Y7NJ9EH96A5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/9Y7N/J9EH96A5/F8K9Y7NJ9EH96A5.SMALL.jpg duncancurry Have you ever wanted to build your own low-cost radar speed sign? I live on a street where cars drive too fast, and I worry about the safety of my kids. I thought it would be much safer if I could install a radar speed sign of my own that displays the speed so I can get drivers to slow down. I lo...
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Wed, 1 Nov 2017 16:55:59 PDT
LDR Sensor Module Interface with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LDR-Sensor-Module-Users-Manual-V10/
LDR Sensor Module Interface with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/YFHH/IPTJLE0L/FAXYFHHIPTJLE0L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/YFHH/IPTJLE0L/FAXYFHHIPTJLE0L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/YFHH/IPTJLE0L/FAXYFHHIPTJLE0L.SMALL.jpg mybotic This tutorial teaches the basics on using LDR Sensor Module. Introduction LDR sensor module is used to detect the intensity of light. It is associated with both analog output pin and digital output pin labelled as AO and DO respectively on the board. When there is light, the resistance of LDR wi...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 06:12:02 PDT
Temperature Control For Freezer or Refrigerator http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-Controlled-Freezer/
Temperature Control For Freezer or Refrigerator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/COB5/FCEILQEZ/F0YCOB5FCEILQEZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/COB5/FCEILQEZ/F0YCOB5FCEILQEZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/COB5/FCEILQEZ/F0YCOB5FCEILQEZ.SMALL.jpg ClemsonStuart721 This instructable covers the integration of a Johnson Controls temperature control into an extension cord with switch and electrical outlet for controlling a freezer. For fermenting beer, a chest freezer is a fantastic platform but the factory controls are far too cold. This controller project eff...
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Mon, 11 Feb 2008 19:32:49 PST
360 LIDAR Module http://www.instructables.com/id/360-LIDAR-Module/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 03:15:02 PDT
Mouse Trap Speed! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-Trap-Speed/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2011 10:25:51 PDT
DIY Motion Sensing Ceiling Fan/light ***5$ Energy Saver!!!*** http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Motion-Sensing-Ceiling-Fanlight-5-Energy-/
DIY Motion Sensing Ceiling Fan/light ***5$ Energy Saver!!!*** - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/HADZ/HIYWMPYZ/FOQHADZHIYWMPYZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/HADZ/HIYWMPYZ/FOQHADZHIYWMPYZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/HADZ/HIYWMPYZ/FOQHADZHIYWMPYZ.SMALL.jpg HavocRC Now when I walk into my room (or my cat :) my lights automatically pop on for me! In this project I'm going to show you how to for under $5 hook up a motion sensor to you ceiling fixture! This is what happens. When the motion sensor senses motion it sends a HIGH signal to microcontroller. The microc...
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 21:16:34 PDT
MPU-9150/9250 IMU with Arduino Pro-Micro http://www.instructables.com/id/MPU-91509250-IMU/
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 10:56:44 PST
DIY Breath Sensor With Arduino (Conductive Knitted Stretch Sensor) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Breath-Sensor-with-Arduino-Conductive-Knitted-/
DIY Breath Sensor With Arduino (Conductive Knitted Stretch Sensor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/AQDK/IAI1QG6U/F0MAQDKIAI1QG6U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/AQDK/IAI1QG6U/F0MAQDKIAI1QG6U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/AQDK/IAI1QG6U/F0MAQDKIAI1QG6U.SMALL.jpg i.saralynn This DIY sensor will take the form of a conductive knitted stretch sensor. It will wrap around your chest/stomach, and when your chest/stomach expands and contracts so will the sensor, and consequently the input data that is fed to the Arduino. So keep in mind this isn't a totally accurate way to ...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 08:44:30 PDT
simple wired 2 motor control joystick http://www.instructables.com/id/2-motor-control-joystick/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2008 12:47:02 PDT
MORNING FLUTE (Morgenflöte) http://www.instructables.com/id/MORNING-FLUTE-Morgenflöte/
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Sat, 28 May 2016 07:05:23 PDT
Environment Air Quality Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Environmental-Monitor/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 04:30:51 PST
Vertical garden & weather powered by Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-garden-weather-powered-by-Intel-Edison/
Vertical garden & weather powered by Intel Edison - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/0SOI/IEY3FVJB/FKI0SOIIEY3FVJB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/0SOI/IEY3FVJB/FKI0SOIIEY3FVJB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/0SOI/IEY3FVJB/FKI0SOIIEY3FVJB.SMALL.jpg veronafablab BioEdison is a smart vertical garden based on the new Intel Edison that allows a simple, automated management of any type of vegetable or plant. Advantages of BioEdison control device than a traditional vegetable garden are the efficient use...
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 13:45:00 PDT
Turn your Fingerprint Sensor into Biometric Toggle Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Biometric-LED/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 03:53:30 PST
how to make a reed switch http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-magnetic-sensor/
how to make a reed switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/D2LY/GS5TYK24/FQXD2LYGS5TYK24.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/D2LY/GS5TYK24/FQXD2LYGS5TYK24.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/D2LY/GS5TYK24/FQXD2LYGS5TYK24.SMALL.jpg Mahmoud Alaa how to make a sample magnetic sensor on the cheap materials : 1 match box 2 paper clib 2 wires 1 piece of foil tabe a small circuit for test  make the case and now we will make the case out of the match box add the aluminum foil to the case and now we will add the aluminum foil to the ...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2011 09:40:15 PDT
Modifying 120deg viewing angle infrared rear view camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Modifying-120deg-viewing-angle-infrared-rear-view-/
Modifying 120deg viewing angle infrared rear view camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/9F9Y/GVJCIZOF/F329F9YGVJCIZOF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/9F9Y/GVJCIZOF/F329F9YGVJCIZOF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/9F9Y/GVJCIZOF/F329F9YGVJCIZOF.SMALL.jpg bbarenz These cameras can be purchased from ebay for a little as $15.  They are great for security cameras as they have a wide viewing angle and clear image however out of the box the camera comes with a trapezoidal grid superimposed on the video signal and the video image mirrored. These instructions will ...
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Tue, 29 Nov 2011 06:47:12 PST
How to interface with Optical Dust Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Interface-With-Optical-Dust-Sensor/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 02:47:30 PDT
PIR Alarm Arduino Motion Sensor (with Encasing) http://www.instructables.com/id/PIR-Alarm-Arduino-Motion-Sensor-with-Encasing/
PIR Alarm Arduino Motion Sensor (with Encasing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/Z8BG/H1KHACIJ/FVXZ8BGH1KHACIJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/Z8BG/H1KHACIJ/FVXZ8BGH1KHACIJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/Z8BG/H1KHACIJ/FVXZ8BGH1KHACIJ.SMALL.jpg chuck4747 This is a guide on how to make a motion detector with an arduino! Enjoy! Items Needed Arduino Uno microcontroller Breadboard, Mini PIR sensor, SE-10 Jumper wires Piezo Buzzer LED, any size or type Plywood(optional) Wire the Arduino to the breadboard Connect Digital 2 (on the Arduino), 5V, and ...
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Wed, 2 May 2012 18:40:06 PDT
bfo metal detector http://www.instructables.com/id/bfo-metal-detector/
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Wed, 26 Apr 2006 13:54:26 PDT
Intel Edison Sensor Dashboard Using Freeboard/Python/Flask (minimal programming necessary) http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Sensor-Dashboard-Using-FreeboardPytho/
Intel Edison Sensor Dashboard Using Freeboard/Python/Flask (minimal programming necessary) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/4Z20/IE223RYD/FCV4Z20IE223RYD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/4Z20/IE223RYD/FCV4Z20IE223RYD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/4Z20/IE223RYD/FCV4Z20IE223RYD.SMALL.jpg JustinN1 First I wanted to say thank you for the opportunity to work with an Edison and for being given one by Intel/Instructables for the purpose of entering their IoT contest. I think this is a great way to do community building and encourage developers to get involved and on board. It should also get yo...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 21:23:06 PDT
Simple Manual Magnetometer Calibration http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Manual-Magnetometer-Calibration/
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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 07:31:22 PDT
Arduino GPRS Weather Station - Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-GPRS-Weather-Station-Part-1/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 04:36:40 PDT
Temperature sensor / weatherstation http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-sensor--weatherstation/
Temperature sensor / weatherstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/Y1W7/F9053ZOT/FYXY1W7F9053ZOT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/Y1W7/F9053ZOT/FYXY1W7F9053ZOT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/Y1W7/F9053ZOT/FYXY1W7F9053ZOT.SMALL.jpg chr Create a weatherstation or temperature monitor using the very cool digital temperature sensor DS1820.I use this setup to monitor a server room, and as a weatherstation.This project consists of:A Dallas 1-Wire bus networkInterface between RS-232 and the Dallas 1-Wire systemDigital temperature sensors...
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Fri, 21 Sep 2007 15:13:15 PDT